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Building record MDR11814 - Primitive Methodist Chapel, Bourne Square, Breaston

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Full Description

The 1st ed. 25" OS map c. 1880 shows a Primitive Methodist Chapel on Bourne Square, Breaston. (1) The chapel was in use throughout the 20th century. (2, 3) Examination of modern maps show that the building has extended in modern times and is now the Breaston Victory Club. (4) A Primitive Methodist Chapel, dated 1852. The chapel is faced in render beneath a gabled slate roof. The front elevation is two storeys tall. There is a central projecting porch, flanked by tall window openings with wedge lintels; the windows are modern. There are three similar windows on the first floor. There is a datestone in the pediment. The classical style remained popular for non-conformist chapels until c. 1860. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). LVI - 1, 1901.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <4> Personal Observation: Shakarian, J (ARS). Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..
  • <5> *Internet Web Site: Erewash Borough Council. List of buildings of local interest. LL/732.



Grid reference Centred SK 4606 3350 (8m by 11m)

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Record last edited

Oct 14 2013 2:32PM

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